Browsing All posts tagged under »Republican«

The Truth vs. Debbie Lesko

November 3, 2014

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Debbie Lesko says that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is “a wonderful, bi-partisan group of people working together.” Number of Republican ALEC members nationally:  656 (97.2%) Number of Democrat ALEC members nationally:  19 (2.8%) Number of ALEC Board of Directors members who aren’t Republican: 3 Number of Democrat ALEC Board of Directors Members who […]

Trent Franks: The quintessential useless Congressman

October 30, 2014

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Trent Franks wants to be re-elected to his sixth term in Congress. As a representative of Arizona, what has Trent Franks done to deserve re-election? The short answer?  Jack. Squat. Franks is a fifth-rate, self-serving charlatan with nothing more than a Colorado birth certificate, unbridled bigotry and the uncanny knack of appealing to the lowest […]

Top 10 Worst Answers from Millennials on “Are you going to vote?”

October 27, 2014

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I polled 100 millennials on Facebook whom I don’t personally know — young men and women between the ages of 18 and 25 – on the question “Are you going to vote?” Here are the Top 10 most repetitive answers I received. 10.  Vote on what?   1 answer 9.  What do you mean?   1 answer […]

Poor donate 4.6% more to charity, wealthy donate 4.5% less

October 9, 2014

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So much for the whole “the poor are takers” claim … From lagging ‘job creation’ to lower charity giving, the wealthy give less back to society Kudos to The Guardian for reporting what’s REALLY going on in America.

SCOTUS to the Poor: You aren’t rich enough to vote

October 9, 2014

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Thank you, once again, Supreme Court, for proving again that what passes for a Republican these days wholly believes that voting should only be a right for the “right kind” of people. SCOTUS Ruling Continues Stacking The Deck Against Democratic Voters http://crooksandliars.com/2014/10/scotus-ruling-continues-tradition-stacking Kudos to Susie Madrak for advocating the 11th Commandment.

Fox News Redefines “Patriotism” as “Mutiny”

October 9, 2014

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Because nothing says “real American patriot” like advocating sedition, treason and mutiny in the middle of two wars. Fox News Talker Says Military Leaders Should Resign En Masse http://crooksandliars.com/2014/10/fox-news-talker-says-military-leaders Kilmeade gives asshats a bad name. Kudos to karoli for advocating the 11th Commandment.

Supreme Court Orders Voter Suppression: Poor Must Choose Between Work and Voting

September 29, 2014

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If you still need hardcore proof that what passes for a Republican these days should never again control the White House or the U.S. Congress, you need look no further than that bastion of corporate Fascism, the United States Supreme Court. In a purely partisan vote (I know, shocking, right?), the Fascist Five on the […]

There’s uneducated; there’s stupid; there’s pig-ignorant … and then there’s Louie Gohmert

May 6, 2014

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Usually, someone has to make an extraordinary ass of themselves for me to single them out for a truth attack (that’s what I call it when I use their own words and actions to make my case against them).  In the case of Texas Republican Congressman and certified 100-percent Grade-A asshat Louie Gohmert, that attack […]

News round-up nursery rhymes

January 19, 2013

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Kick, kick, kick the can, always down the road. Never solve a single thing, just whine and blame and goad. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-34222_162-57564747-10391739/house-gop-to-seek-three-month-debt-limit-hike Old Fibber Cantor sat in a chair. While the country waited for answers all day. When the debt deal came calling and while Boehner was bawling, Fibber Cantor said “No budget, no pay.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/eric-cantor-debt-ceiling_n_2505001.html […]

The Great Obama ‘All White Male Cabinet’ Conspiracy

January 10, 2013

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SO … today’s outrage du jour among the screeching Republican bobblehead rank-and-file is that President Barack Obama is loading his cabinet with all white men, and violating his promises of diversity. They complaining that he isn’t appointing women. They’re complaining that he isn’t appointing minorities. They’re complaining that he isn’t appointing the disabled. And, of […]